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Orlando City SC Draws Tigres UANL in First Leg of Concacaf Champions Cup Round of 16

ORLANDO – Orlando City SCplayed to a 0-0 draw against Tigres UANL on Tuesday night at INTER&Co Stadium. The Lions will travel to Monterrey, Mexico for the second leg at Estadio Universitario, also known as El Volcán, on Tuesday, March 12, with kick off set for 10:30 p.m. ET. That match will be televised on FS1.  With the series tied 0-0 on aggregate, next week’s match at El Volcán will determine who moves on to the Quarterfinal round, with away goals serving as the first tiebreaker, should it be needed.

Match Notes:

  • Getting the start in the net, Pedro Gallese made his 125th appearance across all competitions for the Lions.
  • Earning the start in the backline, defender Kyle Smith made his 145th appearance, all of which have come with City.
  • Tuesday’s scoreline mirrors the score of the first leg in last year’s meeting between these two sides, with Orlando City grinding out at 0-0 result in Mexico.
  • Head Coach Oscar Pareja made four changes to his starting lineup from his side’s last match against Inter Miami CF, with David Brekalo, Nico Lodeiro, Luis Muriel and Kyle Smith all getting the start.
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